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Spotting drivers on their phone is just the tip of the iceberg for AI-enabled cameras - Automated surveillance starts simple, but who knows where it will end


It also demonstrates the slow creep of artificial intelligence into state and corporate surveillance — a trend that experts say could lead to some dark places: chilling civil rights, automating prejudices and biases, and pushing society slowly towards authoritarianism.

But as the roadside cameras of New South Wales show, identifying people is just the start of AI surveillance: the real power — and threat — is identifying actions. This means creating cameras that don’t just tell you who people are, but what they’re doing. Is that person moving things about? Could they be stealing something? Are they just loitering in a way you don’t like?

Governments are going to give all sorts of reasons why AI will be positive (make you as a citizen safer when crime is proactively identified and neutralised) but at what cost to freedoms? We could then just as well have a spy camera i... Show more...
 
#fr #france #5-décembre #lutte #grèves #retraites #salaires #précarité #surveillance #dépenses #santé

Le 5 décembre et après, tous en grève, tous en manifestation !


Lutte Ouvrière, 2 Déc 2019

 
#Google’s “smart city” in Toronto: what it wanted, what it will now get – and why it’s still problematic for #privacy - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2019/11/googles-smart-city-in-toronto-what-it-wanted-what-it-will-now-get-and-why-its-still-problematic-for-privacy/ #surveillance
Google’s “smart city” in Toronto: what it wanted, what it will now get – and why it’s still problematic for privacy
 
● NEWS ● #Surveillance #Privacy ☞ #China requires face scan for new mobile users https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/3828102 "came into effect on Sunday (Dec. 1)"
 
● NEWS ● #Surveillance #Privacy CN #PRC ☞ #China due to introduce face scans for mobile users
 
● NEWS ● #Surveillance #Privacy ☞ #Google Messages will soon verify businesses to block #spam
 
● NEWS ● #Surveillance #Privacy ☞ In #CBS (Choke Choke!!) #60Minutes appearance, #YouTube ’s CEO offers a master class in moral equivalency
In “60 Minutes” appearance, YouTube’s CEO offers a master class in moral equivalency
 
● NEWS ● #Surveillance #Privacy #CN ☞ #China tightens cyberspace controls by introducing mandatory #facescans for phone users
China tightens cyberspace controls by introducing mandatory face scans for phone users
 
● NEWS ● #Surveillance #Privacy ☞ It’s Time to Throw Off Our Digital Chains
 
● NEWS ● #uk #surveillance #subway #bus #transport #spying ☞ #TfL resets passwords for every #Oyster account in #London
 
#MicrosoftZack https://techcrunch.com/2019/12/01/fbi-smart-tv-security/ #fbi #smartShit #surveillance #fbi
Now even the FBI is warning about your smart TV’s security
 

World-first #mobile phone #detection cameras rolled out in #Australia


Source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/dec/01/world-first-mobile-phone-detection-cameras-rolled-out-in-australia
The world-first mobile phone detection cameras, according to Transport for NSW, which manages the state’s transport services, operate day and night in all weather conditions to determine if a driver is handling a mobile phone.
I don't like it when you get cashed automatically. What if you're stuck in a traffic jam and then you're bored and take your mobile? Can the camera recognize that?

#ai #security #traffic #news #camera #cctv #surveillance
 
#Ockam is just a horrible #microsoft proxy for #surveillance and exploitation, so I'm not surprised "Gregory was an “intrapreneur” at Microsoft"

Avoid like FIRE.
Ockam raises $4.9 million in seed funding to make it easier for developers to secure and scale their IoT apps
 
Google’s “smart city” in #Toronto: what it wanted, what it will now get – and why it’s still problematic for #privacy - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2019/11/googles-smart-city-in-toronto-what-it-wanted-what-it-will-now-get-and-why-its-still-problematic-for-privacy/ #surveillance
Google’s “smart city” in Toronto: what it wanted, what it will now get – and why it’s still problematic for privacy
 
● NEWS ● #canada #google #surveillance ☞ Google's "smart city" in #Toronto : what it wanted, what it will now get – and why it's still problematic for #privacy
Google’s “smart city” in Toronto: what it wanted, what it will now get – and why it’s still problematic for privacy
 
Gross case of #openwashing

How on Earth did #microsoft manage to have #proprietarysoftware that's mass #surveillance inside businesses framed as "open source"?
 
#microsoft actively assists the oppressive government of #china with mass #surveillance -- for a profit -- but #corporatemedia only loses its marbles when #google merely thinks about going to China
 
● NEWS ● #Privacy and #BigTech ’s #Surveillance of Our Lives and Bodies https://www.counterpunch.org/2019/11/29/privacy-and-big-techs-surveillance-of-our-lives-and-bodies/ big telecoms do this also (and also with governments)
Privacy and Big Tech’s Surveillance of Our Lives and Bodies
 
#openehr #freesw #proprietarysoftware #backdoor #surveillance
 
● NEWS ● #Surveillance ☞ #Apple card? Google checking account? Why Big Tech wants to be your banker. https://www.csmonitor.com/Business/2019/1126/Apple-card-Google-checking-account-Why-Big-Tech-wants-to-be-your-banker?icid=rss
 
● NEWS ● #Surveillance ☞ Hey Congress, How's That #Privacy Bill Coming Along? https://www.wired.com/story/congress-privacy-bill-copra/ "Democrats say the GOP shouldn’t get a pat on the back just for doing their most basic duty."
 
"colonialists impose their values on tribes (africans, indians, palestinians, native americans, maori) to make them “civilised.” they fight more for conquest."
 
Nowadays most "news sites" aren't news sites, just so-called 'news' sites, or something else in disguise. A lot of them use partisan, click-bait 'news' headlines to just entrap as many people as possible for #surveillance and #propaganda (ads or 'content') purposes. 'Roping in' for abuse.
 
#surveillance through one's pets https://www.iottechtrends.com/best-automatic-pet-feeders/ #HiOhTea
4 of the Best Automatic Pet Feeders for Your Cat or Dog
 
A lot of things that are nowadays marketed as trendy and/or innovative aren't. In fact, they're been possible to make for decades. What changed isn't technology but #surveillance agenda, people's attitude and lax #privacy laws. Business model: #surveillancecapitalism
 
Oh, let's just pretend that #surveillance and #listeningdevices are so awesome and desirable and only price is the reason to avoid these
 
"Smart Thermostat" = #sensor that spies on you through the network https://www.iottechtrends.com/amazon-ecobee-smart-thermostat-overview/ #surveillance #surveillancecapitalism #amazon #gafam
An Overview of Amazon Ecobee Smart Thermostat
 
● NEWS ● #surveillance #exploitation ☞ You’re Tracked Everywhere You Go Online. Use This Guide to Fight Back.
 
Today in removing freedoms to turn Australia into CHINA and owned by china -
LEFT WING AUTHORITARIAN STATE VICTORIA (AUSTRALIA)

Vic Police want warrant-free access to MAC addresses, destination IP details -
https://www.computerworld.com/article/3482101/vic-police-want-warrant-free-access-to-mac-addresses-destination-ip-details.html

#surveillance #big-brother #police-state #globalism #diversity

Time to get a VPN ASAP

ProtonVPN - http://protonvpn.com/
TOR - https://www.torproject.org/
 
#surveillance = #iot
#listeningdevices = "smart assistants"
#surveillancecapitalism = "personalisation"
And so on...
Understanding the Various IoT Terms
 
#ipv6 for so-called #internerofthings aka #surveillance devices and beacons like #listeningdevices (microphones wired to the Pentagon, dubbed "smart assistants")
 
#surveillance #amazon #censorship #bookburning #BookReadsPerson
 
Chips made by the #cia >FOREMOST< tech partner. #amazon #aws #hardware #surveillance
 
"Under previous owners, #Sourceforge was at one point including malware in some of its downloads. This malicious installer was added by Sourceforge, not by the creators of the individual repos." In #github too similar things happen, inc. #censorship and #surveillance
 
#fi #finland does #snakeoil to assure that the #surveillance is 'secure' -- same thing #linuxfoundation does
 
About 7 years ago the market cap of #ibm exceeded that of #microsoft

I've long said that Microsoft would suck up to #trump swamp (like Taser contracts, #surveillance and ICE #concentrationcamps #pentagon etc.) for a sort of Federal 'bailout'
 
#surveillance in the #kitchen where the spying is washed (pun intended) as "smart" https://www.iottechtrends.com/best-smart-kitchen-appliances/ #surveillancestate #eavesdropping #surveillancecapitalism
7 of the Best Smart Kitchen Appliances in 2019
 
"Smarter" than #listeningdevices aka "smart assistants" with #police and #pentagon gaining full access without paperwork? https://twitter.com/kasperbergholt/status/1199631539967057920 #surveillance #stasi
 
#apple #surveillance #surveillancecapitalism #monopoly #patents
 
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